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Obituaries (Week of May 31, 2016)


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Ramona Ball Jamison

Ramona Ball Jamison, age 87 of Nashville, Ark., went home to our Lord on May 24, 2016.

She was born Aug. 9, 1928 in Nashville, Ark. She and her husband, Lecil, started and managed Jamison Cleaners in 1950 and over the years she was receptionist and seamstress at the cleaners. She was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church in Nashville.

She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Lecil Jamison of Nashville; granddaughter, Lakey Kersh of Mena; grandson, Michael Jamison and wife, Misty, of Nashville; granddaughter, Heather Applegate and her husband, Adam, of Nashville; and five great-grandchildren – Tristen Jamison, Gauge Applegate, Gavin Applegate, Lucas Liggin, Alex Liggin and a host of friends and loved ones.

She was preceded in death by her parents Fred and Veatrice Ball; her two sisters, Snow Campbell, and Ora Jean Sullivan; her brother, Olen Ball; her daughter, Jerry Beth Alderman of Mena; her son, Lecil Jack Jamison of Nashville; and her granddaughter, Jamie Lee Kersh.

Visitation was Thursday, May 26 at the Nashville Funeral Home from 5-7 p.m. A graveside service was held at at 10 a.m. at Restland Memorial Park Cemetery, Friday, May 27, 2016 with Bro. David Blase and John Jamison officiating. You may send the family an online sympathy message to www.nashvillefh.com

Zella Hudson

Zella “Polly” Mazell Mangrum Hudson, 87 of Nashville died Monday, May 23, 2016 in Nashville.

She was born Dec. 27, 1928 in Yanush, Okla., to the late Thomas Sylvester and Maggie Sturgeon Mangrum.

She was a retired LPN and a member of the First Assembly of God Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Hudson.

Survivors include: seven children, Marilyn Sue Bowser of Nashville, Michael Eugene Bryan and wife, Janet Sue, of Paola, Kans., Marvin Edward Bryan and wife, Debra Kay, of Norman, Okla., Randy Polk Bryan of Nashville, Denise Fatherree and husband, Terry, of Nashville, Maverick Dean Bryan of Mineral Springs, Sherry Lynn Ray and husband, Jimmy, of Nashville; also grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services were Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Nashville Funeral Home with Bro. Joe Kelly officiating. Interment followed in Restland Memorial Park Cemetery. The family received friends on Thursday from 10 a.m. until service time.

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James ‘Jimmie’ Knoll

James “Jimmie” Knoll, 89, of Hot Springs, formerly of Stuttgart, Ark., passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

He was born Feb. 25, 1927, in Almyra to Everett and Cynthia Faye Vos Knoll. He was a graduate of Stuttgart High School, a Merchant Marine veteran who served during World War II, a retired farmer, rancher and member of Grand Prairie Church in Stuttgart.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Winonia Ratcliff.

Survivors are his wife, Earline Green Knoll; one daughter, Elaine Hembey of Hot Springs; two sons, Dale Knoll of Little Rock and Kenneth Knoll and wife, Glenda, of McCaskill, Ark.; one sister, Norma Oliver of Stuttgart; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services, officiated by Bro. Thomas Bormann, were 2 p.m. Friday, May 27, at Turpin Funeral Home chapel with burial following in Lone Tree Cemetery in Stuttgart.

The family would like to thank both Arkansas Hospice and Right at Home and especially Amy Delaloza and Brooks Davis for all their help.

Memorials may be made to Grand Prairie Church, P.O. Box 728, Stuttgart, AR 72160.

Please go to www.turpin-co.com to sign the online guestbook.

Sadie Wolf

Sadie Wolf, 93, of Saratoga, died Thursday, May 26, 2016.

She was born Aug. 7, 1922 in Saratoga, the daughter of the late James Ocie and Ida Dell McJunkins Fincher.

She was a member of the Saratoga Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard B. Wolf, Sr., and a brother Dale


Survivors include: a son, H.B. Wolf and wife, Karen, of Saratoga; a daughter, Tyna Armstrong and husband, Terry, of Texarkana, Ark.; also grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation was 5-7 p.m. Friday, May 27 at Latimer Funeral Home.

Services were ay 2 p.m. Saturday, May 28, 2016 at the Latimer Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Saratoga Cemetery under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home in Nashville.

Richard Harold Cassady

Richard Harold Cassady, Lt. Col, USAF Retired, 93, died May 25, 2016.

He was born in Nashville, Ark., to Lankston and Gertrude Cassady.

He was in the US Army Air Corps during WWII, flying missions in Europe. In the US Air Force, he flew the Berlin Aiflift, combat missions in the Korean War, and non-combat missions in Vietnam before retiring in 1970.

During his career he earned the Purple Heart and Distinguished Flying Cross among other military honors.

He was preceded in death by his wife of more than 62 years, Daisy Cassady.

Survivors include: daughters Debbie (Wade) Murphy and Becky Owens, both of Mobile, Ala.; a brother, Neely Cassady of Nashville; a sister, Virginia Henker of Little Rock; also grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, May 28, 2016, at 10 a.m., at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Mobile. Burial with full military honors was at Mobile Memorial Gardens.

David Mickey Boone, Jr.

David Mickey Boone, Jr., 5 months, died May 25, 2016.

He was born Nov. 30, 2015 in Camden, the son of the late David Mickey Boone, Sr., and Karistin Danielle Icenhower.

Survivors include: his mother, Karistin Danielle Icenhower; grandparents and great-grandparents.

Visitation was 1-2 p.m. before the service on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in the Latimer Funeral Home of Nashville. Burial will follow at a later date in Zanesfield, Ohio.

Send an online sympathy message to latimerfuneralhome.com.